Tuesday, 4th August Daily Roundup
Here’s a quick summary of what has happened around the world over the last 24 hours, brought to you exclusively by British Herald.
The royal family paid tribute to the British Red Cross on its 150th anniversary. The Duchess of Cambridge reminisced how her great-grandmother and grandmother served as nurses in both the World Wars.
The royal family wished Prince Harry’s wife and Duchess of Sussex, Meghan, a happy birthday via Twitter in a show of amicability after a stormy period that saw the couple shifting to the US.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres gave warning that the world faces a “generational catastrophe” because of schools being shut down amid the coronavirus pandemic. He said that getting students back to the classroom safely must be “a top priority.”
A spokesman said that World Health Organization team in China to probe the origins of COVID-19 had “extensive discussions” with scientists in Wuhan where the outbreak was first detected.
For the fourth time in a week, Poland reported a record daily spurt in the number of infections. A third of them are located in the region of Silesia, which is struggling to contain an outbreak among miners.
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